Gmail/G Suite Email Settings for Kennel Connection

Gmail/G Suite Email Settings for Kennel Connection

Gmail/G Suite Email Settings for Kennel Connection

How to configure KC to send emails using Gmail or G Suite/Workspace

In order for KC to send emails, you must enter your email settings in File, Business Info, Email tab.


If you're using a free OR paid G Suite/Google Workspace account, these are the settings to use. 



This information comes from your email provider.  If you are unsure of the settings, contact your provider for assistance or do a Google search for them. Example: If I'm using @yahoo.com email, I would do a search for "Yahoo SMTP settings".


  • The Outgoing server is: smtp.gmail.com 
  • The Authentication Type is always Login.
  • The username is your full email address. Ending in either @gmail.com if free account or @yourdomain.com if paid account. 
  • The password is the password for your email account.
  • The Port is: 587
  • Security is: Use TLS


Once you have the correct settings, hit the Test email settings button.


If you get the successful message, KC has been configured properly and you are ready to use any email function in the program.


If you get an error, you'll need to allow your Google account to allow third party programs like KC to use their email server. 


@gmail.com users, please see this guide: Error "Failed to get response to login password" using Gmail in KC


G Suite/Workspace (paid email account) users, please see this guide: Enabling G Suite to allow third party software to send emails


Once you have enabled less secure apps, please go back to KC and test email settings again. If success, you're good to go. If still error, please see this guide: Error Gmail Still Blocking Account Access After Enabling Less Secure Apps






NOTE: You cannot use 2-step verification if you want to use third party software like KC to connect to your email server. If when you login to your Gmail or Workspace account, you have to wait for a code via text message or you use a third party authenticator app to verify your login, you must disable that in Google settings for this to work. 

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